The Robbersons – Finnish bandits to appear in English

Great news from Bologna Children’s Book Fair (#BCBF19):  anarchic kids’ bestseller THE ROBBERSONS, by Finnish author Siri Kolu, has been snapped up for English publication by UK press Stripes. This hilarious romp of an adventure, in the anarchic tone of Pippi Longstocking, follows a riotous bandit family who kidnap a girl instead of the sweets they’ve… Read More The Robbersons – Finnish bandits to appear in English

My Brother’s Husband – winner of GLLI Translated YA Award 2019

Congratulations to Japanese manga artist Gengoroh Tagame, and to translator Anne Ishii, on winning the inaugural Global Literature in Libraries Initiative (GLLI) Translated YA Award! My Brother’s Husband is a two-volume manga graphic novel that explores homophobia in Japanese society. “Endearing and enlightening” Kirkus Reviews “A single-parent Tokyo dad opens his door to an unexpected… Read More My Brother’s Husband – winner of GLLI Translated YA Award 2019

Meet the Publishers: 3 Professionals on the Russian Kidlit Landscape

A group of Russian publishing professionals are coming to London on Thursday, the 31 of January to discuss Russian contemporary literature with a focus on YA fiction: By Maria Kozlovskaya Wiltshire There will be a series of meetings and events at the Free Word Centre organised by English PEN and the British Council as part… Read More Meet the Publishers: 3 Professionals on the Russian Kidlit Landscape